Horizontal TabsDescription This extended, two-day weaving class, is perfect for beginners as well as returning students and offers a rich learning opportunity. Thursday, June 22, 2017 to Friday, June 23, 2017 Registration Fee: $175 *K-12 Educators: Earn 11 State of Michigan SCECH clock hours by attending this workshop. Register Here This extended, two-day class, is perfect for beginners as well as returning students. On the first day, beginners will put on a long, two-color warp, and weave a table mat. On the second day, beginning students will embellish their second mat with pick up patterns and textures. Returning, or intermediate students will be able to jump right in on the first day and explore their choice of textures, patterns, and color and weave with one or two heddles. More advanced students are encouraged to contact the instructor ahead of time to discuss their own area of interest. Having students weaving together at a variety of skill levels will provide everyone with a rich learning opportunity. Faculty Nancy McRay Instructor of Visual Arts, Interlochen College of Creative Arts Artistic Director, Interlochen Fiber Arts Weekend Schedule Supplies Participants should bring the following materials to class: *Rigid Heddle Loom with an 8 dent reed/heddle (see notes below--loaners looms also available); warping tools that come with loom (warping peg, dowels, heddle hook, etc.); and a pick up stick 2 brown paper grocery bags Measuring tape Two colors of worsted weight yarn (natural fibers--about 160 yards of each). (Returning students please consult the instructor) *Notes about the Rigid Heddle Loom: The instructor prefers to teach using the Schacht rigid heddle loom as seen here: http://schachtspindle.com/item/flip-folding-rigid-heddle-loom/ Preferably, a 15" or 20" loom is best. However, if you own a different brand/type of rigid heddle loom, the instructor will be happy to work with you. If you are seeking to purchase a Schacht rigid heddle loom, a list of dealers may be found here: http://schachtspindle.com/find-a-dealer/ The looms come with many of the items you will need, however, a dealer may be able to assist you with any accessories you may need. If you are not yet ready to purchase a loom for yourself, up to 4 rigid heddle looms will be available on loan during the class to students. These looms may be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reserve your loom at least two weeks in advance of the workshop.